Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos gathered with local community leaders Thursday morning in Mineola to announce his bid for county executive next year, the first candidate to formally declare a run for Republican Ed Mangano’s seat.
Police arrested a Long Beach man on Tuesday after he and another suspect allegedly beat and robbed a man in Freeport after he attempted to retrieve his stolen bicycle. Police said that the …
More than 100 residents joined relatives and friends of Brendan Carr, an eighth-grade Long Beach Middle School student who died on Saturday, at a candlelight vigil in front of City Hall on Monday night.
The developers looking to build two 12-story luxury condominium towers at the site of the Long Beach Hebrew Academy recently applied for a variance from the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals, after months of public debate and criticism of the project.
Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman is mulling a run for Nassau County executive next year, the first Democrat to announce a possible election bid for Republican County Executive Ed Mangano’s …
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Led by Point Lookout’s Lora Webster, USA’s sitting volleyball team took gold in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sept. 17, defeating three-time defending Paralympic gold medalists China in a lopsided, three-set final.
The Long Beach City Council unanimously voted to establish goals that focus on increasing participation for Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises in city contracts during the elected body’s Sept. 20 meeting.
An application submitted by the developers seeking a variance at 530 W. Broadway, the current site of the Long Beach Hebrew Academy, should be denied by the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals. The …
In response to environmental and quality-of-life issues spurred by ever-present single-use-plastic-bag pollution in Long Beach, the city has drafted legislation similar to laws passed in Suffolk County and New York City that would charge shoppers who choose to use the bags five cents each.
On Sept. 18, the Bellmore-based Long Island Crisis Center hosted a walk with a singular theme: Every life matters. It was the eighth annual “Let’s Walk, Let’s Talk … Stepping Together to Prevent Suicide” event, sponsored by the LICC and dedicated to suicide prevention and awareness, on the Long Beach boardwalk.
Long Beach students experienced serenity, excitement and in some cases bravery while participating in the annual Surfers Healing Surf Camp held at Lido West Town Beach on Sept. 14.
The city and organizers of the annual St. Brendan the Navigator Irish Day Parade and Festival, scheduled for Oct. 1, reached an agreement last month to shrink the festival area on West Beech Street by several blocks as part of an effort to reduce the cost of the event and address residents’ quality-of-life concerns.
“There was a loud low rumble, and somebody yelled, ‘The tower is going down,’” said Dr. Gregory Fried, former executive chief surgeon for the New York City Police Department. “I rolled into a ball, my hands behind my head, and I expected to die.”
On Saturday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m., the AOH Irish Day Parade begins at Washington Boulevard and West Beech Street. There will be vendors, rides, music, food and raffles along West Beech until 5 p.m. For more events, click above.
Long Beach High School graduate Emily Agudelo did not have to travel far to thrive on a national level as a women’s college soccer player.